Doctors prescribe medicines for Covid-19 patients at a makeshift fever clinic in Beijing, where restrictions are easing while infections rise. Photo: EPA-EFE
Doctors prescribe medicines for Covid-19 patients at a makeshift fever clinic in Beijing, where restrictions are easing while infections rise. Photo: EPA-EFE

Beijing presses on with reopening as Covid-19 surge strains health system

  • Bars, gyms and other indoor venues can reopen and travel is resuming as city authorities urge a return to normal life
  • Five more people died on Monday and the local government says infections are ‘progressing rapidly’, pressuring medical supplies and healthcare

Doctors prescribe medicines for Covid-19 patients at a makeshift fever clinic in Beijing, where restrictions are easing while infections rise. Photo: EPA-EFE
Doctors prescribe medicines for Covid-19 patients at a makeshift fever clinic in Beijing, where restrictions are easing while infections rise. Photo: EPA-EFE
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